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DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE- 8/28/19

Chick'n Out fried chicken pop-up is a viral hit in Rochester

Hillary Coolican was in line on a return visit after the chicken on her first visit was "phenomenal."

Chick'n Out pop-ups are held Thursdays at the Blossom Road Pub.

Waits of an hour or two are not uncommon.

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FLOATED MAGAZINE- 9/9/19

Business Spotlight-Chick'n Out

This summer, fried chicken was brought into the mainstream conversation when Popeyes and Chick-fil-A exchanged in a “Twitter beef” about who had the better-fried chicken sandwich. This argument prompted lines out of their doors, viral videos of people reviewing their products, and locations reportedly selling out of their chicken. During this national phenomenon, local Rochester pop-up Chick'n Out has been making waves of their own without the scripted online debates. Adam Bierton, the owner and founder of this successful pop-up, started Chickn’ Out in April of 2019. Showing up in various locations throughout the Rochester area, Chickn’ Out has sold fried chicken at the Blossom Road Pub every Thursday, amassing huge crowds of chicken lovers from across the city.

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ROCHESTER FIRST- 1/10/20

Chick’N Out: A pop-up restaurant like you’ve never seen

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) —If you’ve driven by Blossom Road Pub on a Thursday evening, you’ve probably seen a line extended out the door, and there’s a tasty reason as to why that is.

Adam Bierton is a Rochester native who attended School of the Arts. He started his career in food industry when he was 17 years old while working at 2 Vine, the former high-end restaurant. From there, he worked his way up.

Now he now runs Chick’n Out — the fried chicken sensation taking Rochester by storm.

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VIMEO BLOG- 2/13/20

This fried chicken pop-up is flying high above the competition

When Adam Bierton moved back home to Rochester, New York after seven years in Brooklyn, he had a hard time adjusting to the food scene. “[In Brooklyn,] I was living next to one of the best fried chicken places,” Bierton said, “I was spoiled.” So when he couldn’t find quality fried chicken west of the Hudson River, he decided to make his own. Enter Chick’n Out. After nine months in business, Chick’n Out partnered with local production company, Captivate Media on a promo video. We stumbled across the drool-worthy video after Bierton slid into our DMs on Instagram (literally). We were so impressed that we wanted to get all the details on the delicious video that started it all.

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ROCHESTER FIRST- 3/26/20

Chick’n Out delivering 400 pieces of hot chicken to area hospitals, thanks to community’s help

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester joint like no other, a pop up Instagram restaurant that serves Nashville-style hot chicken, is doing their part to help during the crisis.

Chick’n Out will be dishing out 400 chicken meals to medical personnel in the Rochester.

“They’re going to StrongRochester RegionalHighland, and Unity,” said owner of Chick’n Out, Adam Bierton. “100 pieces each, maybe more.”

Bierton felt that it was important to give back to the people taking care of people who have been infected by the coronavirus.

“It was brought to my attention that the cafeterias are all shut down to the workers in the hospitals,” he said. “It’s a comfort food product that we’ve created, and it could be a morale boost for a lot of people who are putting their necks out there and working really hard to keep us safe.”

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ROCHESTER FIRST- 7/2/20

Pop-up sensation Chick’n Out returns Monday for National Fried Chicken Day

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Instagram pop up restaurant Chick’n Out is back; one day only for now and that one day is National Fried Chicken Day on Monday, July 6.

“It’s been super weird, to be honest,” said owner Adam Bierton over the phone Thursday.

 

The fried chicken phenomenon — which had dozens and dozens of people lining up at their Thursday pop-ups at Blossom Road Pub — was looking to fully integrate into a new space on University Avenue and hit Sunday pick up service in full swing.

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ROCHESTER FIRST- 9/15/21

Popular pop-up Chick’n Out announces new location in Rochester’s East End

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The popular pop-up food stop Chick’n Out is back at a new location in Rochester.

The company posted on its Instagram page that the new location will be 37 Charlotte Street in the city’s East End neighborhood. For those familiar with the area, it’s in the same building where East End Tavern is located, where Chick’N out has a new permit for food service.

Chicken fans will be able to place orders at their traditional pop-up stand this Thursday at East End Tavern, along with specialty Fish Fry Friday and pre-order pickups for Sunday.

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DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE- 9/17/21

Popular chicken pop-up Chick'n Out finds a semi-permanent place to roost.

Tracy Schuhmacher- Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. 

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